30 Most Insta-Worthy Spots In KL & Selangor – 2020

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Looking for all the top photography and Instagram spots in Klang Valley? Great. You’ve come to the right place. We have handpicked 30 Most Instagram-able places in Klang Valley for you. Make sure to bring a good camera, Instagrammable outfits, and of course a very patient good photographers (a.k.a your partner) with you, while visiting the best (& incredibly colourful) photo spots in here!

For Nature Lovers

#1 Taman Eco Rimba KL/ KL Eco-Forest Park

Taman Eco Rimba is an area of preserved rainforest in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. With canopy walkways engineered amid the treetops and the glistening city skyline in the distance, it gives the impression that you are straddling two worlds. The best part is it is completely free for entry!

  • Address: Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Operating Hours: Monday – Sunday 7am–6pm
  • Tel: 03-2026 4741

#2 Bukit Tabur

Bukit Tabur is one of a mountain in KL, if offers an astonishing views from the peak. But to climb this mountain, it contains a certain degree of difficulty! It is renowned for its precarious reputation. So to beginner, you need to have better exercise before conquer this mountain.

#3 Perdana Lake Gardens

This Lake Garden is a hidden gems in Kuala Lumpur, located inside the Botanical Gardens. You can find it at Laman Perdana, right in the middle of the main gardens. There are canopies here which perfect for photos and you even can have a picnic here if you want to.

  • Address: Jalan Kebun Bunga, Tasik Perdana, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Operating Hours: Monday – Sunday 7am–8pm
  • Admission: Free (weekdays); RM1 (weekends, public holidays)
  • Tel: 03-2276 0432

#4 Masjid Jamek River of Life

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It’s no doubt that Kuala Lumpur has many beautiful places and one of its attraction, the KL River of Life, has made it into the Independent’s “World’s 10 Best Waterfront Districts”. Woohoo! 

Dubbed the Blue Pool, the “Dancing Symphony Fountain” is one of its main events there! Here we provided the showtimes here, do plan ahead if you’re planning to catch it. You ought to know that they have several showtimes for different pieces of music:

  1. Asma-ul-husna: 9.15pm 
  2. Warisan (Sudirman): 9.30pm 
  3. Jambatan Tamparuli: 9.45pm 
  4. Star Wars Theme Song: 10.00pm 
  5. Rolling in the Deep (Adele): 10.15pm 
  6. Negaraku (Faizal Tahir): 11.00pm 
  • Address: Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)

For Book Lovers

#5 BookXcess Setia Alam

Book lovers here you go! BookXcess has opened up their first book tunnel concept bookstore and it is located in the new Sunsuria Forum @ 7th Avenue, Setia Alam, near the Setia Convention Centre. The book store comes with the concept of “Getting Lost” in the world of books in mind and it features over 500,000 books displayed with a towering twist! It is located underground with a circular staircase leading to it which make it the Instagram hotspot for photos.

  • Address: SB-1, Sunsuria Forum, No.1, Jalan Setia Dagang AL U13/AL, Seksyen U13, Setia Alam, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor (Google maps here)
  • Operating Hours: 10 am- 10 pm
  • Tel: 03-5031 9458

#6 Kurau Community Library

Talk about hidden gems: this 3-storey urban library in Bangsar is the most Instragram-abel stop for bookworms who find themselves in the neighbourhood. This library designed with cement and steel that creates a great reading environment for every book lover. It features more than 35 thousand books, all from popular donations — most are English books.

  • Address: 45, Lorong Kurau, Taman Bukit Pantai, 59100 Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Operating Hours: 3:00pm – 7:00pm; Closed on Mondays
  • Tel: 012-212 8248

#7 Little Giraffe Library

Located in Batu 11 Cheras “new village”, this Little Giraffe Story House was transformed from an old residence. Before this, it was only a library in a cabin garage, had limited space to accommodate too many books and visitors. Therefore, the idea of shifting Giraffe Library to this decades old house came in.

Now, it is a book club that has evolved beyond just as a reading corner. It also has a dining cafe cum community space for mini event, exhibition, workshop, story-telling sessions, etc. within neighborhood, but everyone is welcomed.

  • Address: 114, Jalan 15, Batu 11 Cheras, 43200 Selangor, Malaysia (Google maps here)
  • Operating Hours: Wed – Sat (12PM – 10PM), Sun (12PM – 7PM)
  • Tel: 03-9075 3957

#8 Monalisa Bookstore 御书阁

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Another great place for bookworms! This eye-catching 3-floor bookstore in Bukit Jalil is a fierce contender amongst the rising trend of Instagram-friendly bookstores. The bookstore is well design with warm colour palette with accents of red, blue and gold furnishings blending Eastern and Western influences. There’s a chic café concept on each floor, and a children’s section on the third floor where a book-lined ‘Tree of Life’ stands proudly. 

  • Address: F-8-1 Pusat Perdagangan, Jalan Persiaran Jalil 1, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Operating Hours: 10:30am to 8:30pm (Closed on Monday)
  • Tel: 03-8657 5188

   #9 Citè Book Garden

Located in Bandar Baru Sri Petaling, Cite Book Garden ticks all the boxes for book lovers with a taste for nature. At here, you can find magazines and various selections from Taiwan, Hong Kong and mainland China. It aslo dedicated an events space on its second floor for book readings, wellness activities and other great events.  

  • Address: 41, Jalan Radin Anum, Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Operating Hours: 11:00 a.m – 7:00 p.m.
  • Tel: 03-9056 3833

For Architecture Lovers

#10 Astaka Morocco @ Putrajaya

When it comes to exquisite architecture with Moroccan design and unique craftsmanship design, Astaka Morocco will be the one. Located at Putrajaya, this Moroccan architecture built to symbolize the unity of the two countries. But remember, no pictures are allowed to be taken inside of the buildings, the gardens offer an array of creative photo opportunities.

  • Address: Presint 1, 62000 Putrajaya (Google maps here)
  • Operating Hours: Monday – Sunday 9am–12pm, 2–5pm (Closed on Tuesday)
  • Tel: 018-265 3739

#11 Negara Malaysia Museum & Art Gallery

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This place is actually a museum of money, there are many themed galleries ranging from Islamic finance to the arts. The most famous Instagram-able spot is the spiral staircase that is illuminated by the natural light from the ceiling. Another Instagram hot spot will be the giant newspaper cutting that’s located in the Economics gallery.

  • Address: Sasana Kijang, 2, Jalan Dato Onn, Kuala Lumpur, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Operating Hours: 10:00 a.m – 6:00 p.m.
  • Tel: 03-9179 2888

#12 Masjid Putra/ Putra Mosque

OMG, pink color mosque! Constructed in pink granite, this mosque is one of the most unique to be found in the city and make it be one of the most Instagram-able spots in Klang Valley. Not to mention, admission is free! Keep in mind that for non-Muslims, you can’t go inside between 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm. Visitors are requested to dress respectfully and female visitors will be directed to proceed to the robe counter and put on a pink robe with a hood.

  • Address: Persiaran Persekutuan, Presint 1, 62502 Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya (Google maps here)
  • Operating Hours: Saturday-Thursday: 9am-12.30pm, 2-4pm, 5.30-6pm ,Friday: 3-4pm, 5.30-6pm
  • Tel: 03-8888 5678

#13 Thean Hou Temple

This Chinese temple is one of the largest and oldest temples in South East Asia, the architectural is a combination of the Lingnan style and the north China. The colors and decorations of the temple are so vibrant that you want to take a picture at every corner. For your information, it is also a place for marriage registration.

  • Address: 65, Persiaran Endah, Taman Persiaran Desa, 50460 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Operating Hours: 9am – 6pm
  • Tel: 03-2274 7088

#14 Federal Territory Mosque

Just like the Astaka Morocco Mosque, The Federal Territory Mosque is a large mosque that’s open for Muslim and non-Muslim visitors and it’s free to entry too. The coolest thing about this mosque is the beautiful reflections that you can see on one side of the mosque. Amazing right?

  • Address: Jalan Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin, Kompleks Kerajaan, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Operating Hours: 8am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm
  • Tel: 03-6201 8791

#15 Batu Caves

Climb up the 272 rainbow-colored staircases to visit the cave, or just take pictures on the stairs is the must do things when you visit Batu caves! As it is a famous tourist attraction spot, it’s always full of crowd. Try to come earlier in the morning or avoid public holiday to visit here.

  • Address: Gombak, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor (Google maps here)
  • Operating Hours: 7am- 8pm
  • Tel: 03-6189 6284

#16 Holy Rosary Church

A magnificent white church that located at the city center. It is a beautiful Neo-Gothic style monument that caters to the city’s Chinese Catholic community. Do note however, that Holy Rosary Church is only open for mass during weekends and visitors are only allowed photograph its all-white exterior and landscaped garden. If you’re planning on visiting the church for mass, the English session is held at 07:00 on weekdays, 17:00 on Saturday, and 08:30 on Sunday.

  • Address: 10, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Opening Hours: Saturday 5pm – 9pm, Sunday 8:30am – 12:00pm
  • Tel: +603 2274 2747

#17 Sultan Ahmad Samad Building @ Merdeka Square

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The Sultan Abdul Samad Building is among Kuala Lumpur’s earliest Moorish-style buildings. The distinguished landmark originally served as the secretariat for the colonial British administration and it is now home to the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture of Malaysia. Though it no longer serves an official purpose, it remains one of the city’s most important tourist attractions and a famous Instagram-able spot.

  • Address: Jalan Tun Perak (across from Dataran Merdeka on Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin) (Google maps here)

#18 National Science Center

The National Science Centre is a science center located on top of Bukit Kiara. A few years ago, it was renovated and it looks like a rainbow vault as you can see now. Take a pictures inside the building especially when sunlight hits the walls.

  • Address: Persiaran Bukit Kiara, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Opening Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm; Closed on Fridays
  • Tel: 03-2089 3400

#19 The Linc KL

Another hidden gems in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Located at Jalan Tun Razak, The LINC combines retail and greenery, so you can shop or have coffee with your friends surrounded by nature. There are Insta-worthy backdrops everywhere, so better ready your camera anytime.

  • Address: 360, Jalan Tun Razak, Taman U Thant, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM-10PM
  • Tel: 03-9213 0388

#20 KL Tower Skybox

Where to get the panorama view of KL City? If you’re not afraid of heights and want to experience the thrill of being up in the air, try this KL Tower Skybox! At 300 meters up, the Sky Box extends out from the Sky Deck ledge. Feel free to let out your inner diva and modeling dreams with any pose in the Sky Box, as your picture will turn out simply amazing!

  • Address:  No. 2 Jalan Punchak, Off, Jalan P Ramlee, Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Admission: Entrance to the Sky Box is included in the tickets for Observation Deck at KL Tower, which cost RM105 for adults and RM55 for children, while those with a valid MyKad pay only RM75 and RM39 respectively.
  • Opening hours:  9am–10pm
  • Tel: 03-2020 5444

#21 Aquaria KLCC

Aquaria KLCC is a state of the heart aquarium located just a few steps from the iconic Petronas Twin Towers. With the advanced aquarium facilities that allow visitors to view more than 5,000 species of land bound and aquatic creature.

  • Address: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Admission: Mykad holder: Adult RM52, Kids & Senior RM42, Handicapped RM17
  • Opening hours:  10am–8pm
  • Tel: 03-2333 1888

#22 Saloma Link

Opened in early February 2020, the Saloma Link is one of KL’s latest Insta-worthy spot that you shouldn’t miss! Named after the late Malaysian- Singaporean film actress and singer Salmah Ismail, this 370m bridge connects Lorong Raja Muda Musa 3 near Kampung Baru LRT Station to Jalan Saloma which is next to Menara Public Bank.

When is the best time to visit? The LED lights that illuminate here enhances its beauty at night which make your picture gorgeous. For the best picture of the Saloma Link, you’ll need to capture it from the Kampung Baru side. That way, your frame will be filled with the view of the Petronas Twin Towers and other major city landmarks.

  • Address: KL Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Stop #23, Lebuhraya Bertingkat Ampang – Kuala Lumpur, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Opening hours:  7pm–12am

Opening hours: 24 hours Address: KL Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Stop #23, Lebuhraya Bertingkat Ampang – Kuala Lumpur, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur

#23 Elmina Valley Park

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Everyone has been raving about the newly-opened Saloma Link Bridge in Kuala Lumpur, but have you heard of Elmina Central Park? Located in Shah Alam at the new township of Elmina City, this venue has 2 attractive photo-taking spots which are the colourful rainbow walkway and Elmina Iconic Bridge. The best time to visit here will be during the day time.

  • Address: Elmina Valley, 176, Jalan Metafasa U16/3, 40160 Shah Alam, Selangor (Google maps here)

#24 Nu Sentral Escalator

Nu Sentral may just be another bustling shopping mall in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, but there is an Insta-worthy escalator nearby Family Mart which located outdoor. The design around the escalator is a bit like a library, full of wood elements. When you standing in the center, it gives a feel of trapped into the escalator!

  • Address: 201, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Operating Hours: 10:00 a.m – 10:00 p.m.
  • Tel: 03-2859 7177

For Street Mural Lovers

#25 Kwai Chai Hong

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Kwai Chai Hong is currently the best-kept secret — but perhaps not for long — of the Chinatown area in Kuala Lumpur, with the lovingly-restored pre-war buildings in the history-rich lane set to be the latest tourist hot spot. Project Kwai Chai Hong involves 10 restored shop houses and inside the lane way are six murals depicting the daily activities of early Chinese settlers in the area during the 1960s.

  • Address: Lorong Panggung, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Operating Hours: 9am- 6pm
  • Tel: 012-316 6212

#26 Changkat Bukit Bintang

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Similar like Kwai Chai Hong, Changkat Bukit Bintang is also another restoration project. The most Instagram-able spot will be Jalan Rembia, the back alley is been full of murals throughout ! Colorful murals let the original back alley immediately become vibrant, directly injected new life into the back alley.

#27 Mahsa Avenue

This is a new Hipster place in Klang Valley and it is the home for the Mahsa University too. There’re lots of Instagram-able spots here including the famous glasshouse restaurant Pokok.

  • Address: Jalan Ilmu, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Tel: 03-7965 2555

For Orchid Lovers

#28 The Orchid Room @ Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

The Orchid Room is actually Majestic KL’s Orchid Conservatory, showcasing a hanging garden and orchidscape within a glass atrium. It is definitely one botanical wonder that you would love to see and experience. Spend a evening to enjoy the afternoon tea here with your besties would be the best thing to do here.

  • Address: 5, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Tasik Perdana, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (Google maps here)
  • Opening hour: 3pm- 6pm
  • Tel: 03-2785 8000

#29 World of Phalaenopsis – Ulu Yam

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Bored of getting to the normal cafe in city center? This World of Phalaenopsis – Ulu Yam maybe is something you should go for. There are hanging plants and breathtaking orchids complement the wooden interior flawlessly – making it a super Instagram-able place. Sip a cup of coffee or tea in the cooling weather of Ulu Yam as you chit chat with your friends and family.

  • Address: 1017, Jalan Batang Kali – Hulu Yam Bharu, Kampung Sungai Kamin, 44300 Batang Kali, Selangor (Google maps here)
  • Opening hour: 8am- 5pm
  • Tel: 03-6075 1133

For An Extraordinary Experience

#30 Heli Lounge Bar

This will be the coolest place to enjoy your nightlife! This is a helicopter pad turned nightlife hotspot and everything in the lounge is aeronautically-oriented, like a booth made from the converted side panel of a Boeing 737 and a Boeing-747 turbine turned into a DJ console. There are no rails, no walls and no boundaries of any kind to stop you from going over the side of this wide open space so be sure to stay far away from the edge. Oh, have I mention? The view is superb here!

  • Address: 34th Floor, Menara KH, Jalan Sultan Ismail, KL (Google maps here)
  • Opening Hours: 18:00 – 24:00 Monday – Wednesday; 18:00 – 02:00 Thursday; 18:00 – 03:00 Friday & Saturday
  • Tel: +603 2110 5034 or +6012 317 0925

NOTE: All the above information is correct at the date of publication. If you come across any changes or updates, please let us know by email and we will update the information accordingly. Thank you!

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